Teaching in the Age of Entitlement: How to Avoid Contributing to the Problem

Rae Pica with Dr. Stephen Lippman, Tracy E. Zinn, Ph.D, Vicki Davis, Levi X

In this final part of our series on dealing with a generation of students who feel entitled to good grades and special treatment, we’re told that apparently it’s possible for teachers to contribute to the problem. In this segment we talk about how to avoid enabling the entitlement mentality in students, parents, and , yes, administrators.

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October 4, 2012
Episode Guests
Dr. Stephen Lippman is a sociology faculty member at Miami University. Tracy E. Zinn, Ph.D., is associate professor in the Department of Psychology at James Madison University. She conducts research on student entitlement and procedural justice in the classroom. Vicki Davis is a teacher and author the book Flattening Classrooms, Engaging Minds. Levi X is has been teaching for 18 years and is currently teaching 4th-grade.
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